Colonoscopic surveillance improves survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis in inflammatory bowel disease

@article{Lutgens2009ColonoscopicSI,
  title={Colonoscopic surveillance improves survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis in inflammatory bowel disease},
  author={Maurice W M D Lutgens and Bas Oldenburg and Peter D. Siersema and A A van Bodegraven and Gerard Dijkstra and Daniel W. Hommes and Dirk J de Jong and Pieter C. F. Stokkers and Christien Janneke van der Woude and Frank Paul Vleggaar},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={101},
  pages={1671 - 1675}
}
Background:Colonoscopic surveillance provides the best practical means for preventing colorectal cancer (CRC) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Strong evidence for improved survival from surveillance programmes is sparse.Method:The aim of this study was to compare tumour stage and survival of IBD patients with CRC who were a part of a surveillance programme with those who were not. A nationwide pathology database (PALGA (pathologisch anatomisch landelijk geautomatiseerd archief… CONTINUE READING
38 Citations
27 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 38 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 references

AJCC cancer staging manual 6th ed Springer: New York, Ref Type: Report

  • FL Greene, DL Page, ID Fleming
  • 2002
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…